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Mauritania
RegionSub-Saharan Africa
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population4,301,018
GNI per Capita (USD)1,120
City CoveredNouakchott
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
16015010
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
49.3250.881.56

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 150 50.88 49.32 1.56
Starting a Business 43 91.80 86.87 4.93
Dealing with Construction Permits 109 66.03 66.00 0.03
Getting Electricity 148 53.31 52.98 0.33
Registering Property 98 61.25 60.39 0.86
Getting Credit 159 25.00 25.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 108 50.00 50.00 0
Paying Taxes 179 40.71 34.55 6.16
Trading Across Borders 138 60.30 58.82 1.48
Enforcing Contracts 65 60.43 58.58 1.85
Resolving Insolvency 168 0.00 0.00 0
*Last years rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier.
***Ranking is World Ranking (190 countries)